By Decanter

Off the back of a very wet El Niño vintage last year, it was a relief for winemakers in Argentina to return to its more characteristic dry climate.

Although quality is considered high across the board, damaging spring frosts significantly reduced the quantity.

‘2017 is a fantastic harvest in terms of quality,’ said Santiago Achaval, winemaker at Matervini.

‘After 2014 and 2015 were challenged by rain close to the harvest, and 2016 in spring and early summer, we had a return to almost normal Mendoza weather. The only problem was a series of... (Read More)

By The Economic Times

Mendoza is a new frontier to explore and discover for the entire family. As South America’s top wine region, with fabulous hotels and world-class restaurants, and a vibrant local culture, Mendoza appeals to travellers from all over the globe. It is a bustling city to the east of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. It is one of the great wine capitals of the world and an exciting place to explore wine, food, and the Andes Mountains. Although it draws its share of adventure travelers, lured by the climbing, skiing, hiking and rafting opportunities within an easy drive of downtown, the area’s more than 1,000... (Read More)

By Los Andes

"Siempre estoy al tanto de lo que pasa con Vendimia. Me gustaría participar como candidata", decía Victoria Colovatti, cuando en 2013 se consagraba como Reina Nacional de los Estudiantes luego de representar a Mendoza en Jujuy.

Y anoche -justo el día de su cumpleaños- hizo realidad su sueño y se convirtió en la flamante soberana vendimial. Tal como sucedió con la... (Read More)

By Punto a Punto

Tras 90 días de intensos trabajos, el Aeropuerto Internacional El Plumerillo reabrirá sus puertas el próximo miércoles 7 de diciembre con un vuelo inaugural que traerá a Mendoza al Presidente Mauricio Macri. La fecha fue confirmada por el propio gobernador, Alfredo Cornejo.

La obra implicó una inversión total cercana a $1.200 millones y tuvo varias etapas: el lado aire -pistas rodajes, plataformas, áreas de seguridad-, y el lado tierra: terminales aeroportuarias, estacionamientos y vialidades. El proyecto incorporó dos conceptos fundamentales: elevar la calidad de servicio e incorporar tecnologías de avanzada, sobre todo en materia de balizamiento, esencial para la seguridad.

Los trabajos incluyeron la... (Read More)

By The Squeeze Magazine

It isn’t often that a winery wins the same award two years in a row, but when it comes to the case of Monteviejo and the Great Wine Capitals Arts and Culture Award, it couldn’t be more deserved.

Monteviejo has set the bar high for cultural activities at a winery as their Art and Culture Director Gabriela Nafissi tirelessly creates new projects with different local and national artists and collaborators.

2017’s award acknowledged three of their main projects over the past year. Firstly, the impressive... (Read More)

By Brides

Set in the foothills of the Andes mountains, Mendoza is an ideal honeymoon spot for wine lovers. With luxurious hotels, beautiful scenery, exciting outdoor adventures, and more than 1,500 wineries, it offers plenty to see, do, and taste. Plus, it's just a two-hour flight from Buenos Aires, and compared to many destinations, it offers more bang for your honeymoon budget. Here's what to see and do, and where to stay and eat on a wine-fueled honeymoon in Mendoza, Argentina.

Stay

In the center of the city, the four-star Park Hyatt Mendoza offers elegant rooms and suites, an onsite spa and casino, and several dining options. It's within easy walking distance to all of Mendoza's attractions and just 15 minutes by car from... (Read More)

By The City Paper

In wine there’s truth, and truth be told, Mendoza is a “must visit” destination in South America. With new hotels sprouting up around this small city of canals, as well as estancias where you can try homemade vintages, Mendoza is mostly about malbec, the flagship grape of Argentina.

When a devastating earthquake struck in 1861, Mendoza vowed to keep safe and constructed five plazas, which are the meeting place for locals, especially on weekends. The most famous of which is the Plaza Independencia.

Make Mendoza your base for a wine route, which includes tastings and horseback riding through vineyards with spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes. At night, explore... (Read More)

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